The manufacturing industry is currently facing a shortage of skilled workers – workers who are trained and knowledgeable in their trade. According to a recent report by the Manufacturing Institute and Deloitte, about 4.6 million jobs will need to be … Continue reading Considering a CNC Apprenticeship Program?
There are currently more than 4,000 active manufacturing companies in Connecticut, and over 160,000 manufacturing workers employed across the state. However, there is still the need for more – more skilled, qualified workers to support and grow this booming field. … Continue reading Manufacturing Education Requirements in Connecticut
Take a minute to look around you. Almost every object you see – whether that be a computer, a car, or a coffee machine – contains parts that are created by a machinist. Machinists work in manufacturing, setting up and … Continue reading Becoming a Machinist: Do You Have What it Takes?
If you’re an aspiring manufacturing worker who enjoys working with technology and advanced machinery, you may be interested in a career in CNC machining. But what do CNC machinists actually do? What are some of the skills you’d need to … Continue reading CNC Machinist Duties You May Not Know About
Today, CNC lathe training and CNC milling training are each synonymous with a successful career in CNC machining. These two methods are vastly used (and highly valued) in the ever-evolving manufacturing industry – and, as a result, are important steps … Continue reading CNC Lathe and Milling Training: What You Can Expect
If you’re interested in joining the manufacturing workforce, you may be curious to learn more about machining and – more specifically – precision machining. Precision machining is an evolving area of manufacturing, and something that impacts our daily lives. As a … Continue reading What is Precision Machining, and How Do You Get Involved?
Goodwin College CNC student David Henry spent most of his working career as a mechanic, examining how things functioned and putting his knowledge into practice as a fixer and a builder. Two years ago, David decided the time was right … Continue reading Putting It Together: David Henry Provides a “Helping Hand”
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) is an advanced process in manufacturing, in which production equipment is automated and controlled using pre-programmed software. CNC is a high-tech, cutting-edge development in the manufacturing industry, and has driven a large demand for technical, innovative, … Continue reading The Perks of Earning Your CNC Degree
CNC machining plays a vital role in the evolving world of modern manufacturing. But what is CNC, exactly? How does it play a role in the manufacturing industry, and what do CNC machinists do? Even more so, how can aspiring … Continue reading What is CNC Machining & What Role Does It Play in Modern Manufacturing?
CNC machinists are highly skilled workers. They know how to read blueprints and computer-aided files and programs. They understand the complexities of feeding, controlling, and disassembling advanced machinery. They can turn, mill, drill, shape, and grind machine parts using very … Continue reading CNC Machinist Requirements & Qualifications in Connecticut
So you want to become a CNC Machinist in Connecticut? Smart move! Aside from the array of careers and growing opportunities in the manufacturing industry, this field offers opportunities that are both challenging and creative. While the field pays an … Continue reading How to Become a CNC Machinist: What to Know
Left and right, manufacturers across Connecticut are calling CNC machinists to step up to the plate (or, in this case, the machine) and create. According to a recent survey from the Connecticut Business & Industry Association, CNC machinists are some … Continue reading What Does It Take to Make It in CNC? Must-Have CNC Machinist Skills
Metal-work. Technology. Precision. Innovation. Creation. These are just some of the many things that define a CNC machinist career. If you are well-versed in computers, have a desire to bring products to life, and are interested in a cutting-edge manufacturing … Continue reading CNC Machinist Careers are on the Rise: The CNC Machinist Job Outlook in Connecticut
We are in the middle of another industrial revolution (our fourth, to be exact), according to author and professor Klaus Schwab. In the late 1700s, America established factories for manufacturing. In the early 20th century, we welcomed automobiles. And after … Continue reading The Future of Manufacturing in Connecticut
Modern manufacturing is in need of hard-working and inventive thinkers; dedicated workers with the training to help bring manufacturing into the future. Industry technology is getting leaner and greener, with modern production techniques that produce significantly less waste. Goodwin College’s … Continue reading Which Advanced Manufacturing Degree is Right for You?
Machining has undergone a dramatic shift in the last few decades. Gone are the days of dirty manual machines that do one job. Now, modern day machinists work with state-of-the-art CNC machines. Due to their speed, precision, and flexibility these … Continue reading The CNC Operator Job Description: What You Can Expect
Precision. Accuracy. Calibration. Technology. These are just some of the many words you might think of when you hear about the study of “metrology.” Metrology – a new manufacturing offering at Goodwin College – is the science of measurement. It … Continue reading Metrology Training and So Much More!
CNC machinists are true masters of their trade. Despite popular assumption, CNC machinists’ role goes much beyond the operating machine. At the forefront of the manufacturing industry, CNC machinists are the professionals, the mathematicians, designers, and innovators responsible for building … Continue reading The Top 10 Takeaways of CNC Machinist School